Fall 2021

Dispatches 950,000+ NEI Plus brought improved reading instruction to

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children in Bauchi and Sokoto states.

Nigeria Education Initiative Plus

The Northern Education Initiative Plus project (NEI Plus) aimed to provide greater access to basic education, especially for girls, out of school children and youth. The project partnered with a wide range of stakeholders in Bauchi and Sokoto states to build their capacity to plan; budget; administer schools; support and supervise teachers; deliver high-quality teacher learner materials; and mobilize community involvement for increased enrollment and improved reading outcomes. This approach has resulted in improved capacity to deliver education services, expand access and significantly improve reading outcomes for about 1 million school-age children. n

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Karanta! Let’s Read!

NEI Plus supported the development of early grade reading materials in four languages – Hausa , English , Igbo and Yoruba .

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